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Research News

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August 23, 2018 NOAA awards UMassD PhD student national marine science graduate fellowship Robert Wildermuth's research supports NOAA's ocean goals with regard to healthy and sustainable marine fisheries, habitats, and ecosystems.
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August 17, 2018 Underwater robot gathers valuable ocean data It’s the height of hurricane season. And SMAST researchers have deployed the underwater vehicle, Glider Blue, to capture ocean data that assists scientists in better understanding the dynamics that affect ocean habitats
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August 2, 2018 UMassD marine science research on display SMAST researchers will attend the 7th Annual Boston Seafood Festival at the Boston Pier this Sunday.

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